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" In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaster, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow... "
A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ... - Page 102
1794
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...of plaifter, and the walls of dung, 300 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter danglirig from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and that foul of whim ! 306 Gallant and gay, in Cliveden's proud alcove, The bow'r...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 378 pages
...260 M.ORAL E'&SAYS. Ep.HI. The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, -That life of pleafure, and that foul of whim ! 3 06 Gallant and gay, in Cliveden's proud alcove, . The bow'r...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 2

Robert Shiells - 1753 - 366 pages
...floors of plaifter, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, '- The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him That life of pleafure, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757 - 236 pages
...pla'ifter, and the walls of dung, 306 On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from -that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty r6d, Great Villers lies •<— alas how chang'd from him, That? life of pleafare,...
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The Monthly Review ;or Literary Journal.VOLUME XXI.

Several Hands - 1759 - 602 pages
...floors of plailler, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies—alas! how chang'd from him That life of pleafure, and...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 21

Books - 1759 - 606 pages
...floors of plaiilcr, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with draw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow, ftrove with dirty red, , Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him That life of pleafurc,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760 - 402 pages
...tombs at Weftminfter and elfewhere. P. 9f On once a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That life of pleafure, and...
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The Lives of All the Earls and Dukes of Devonshire: Descended from the ...

Joseph Grove - 1764 - 506 pages
...floors of plainer, and the walls of dung ; On ones a flock-bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where. tawdry yellow llrove with dirty red; See Vitiars lie-, alas ! how chang'd from him That life of pieofure and that...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764 - 198 pages
...floors of plainer, and the walls of dung, On once a flock- bed, but repair'd with ftraw, With tape-ty'd curtains never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed, Where tawdry yellow ftrove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies — alas ! how chang'd from him, That lifeofpleafure, and...
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